Translation of the Sydney Swallow Questionnaire and Validation of the German Version
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Translation of a validated questionnaire (SSQ) from english to german and validation of the german version. The SSQ consists of 17 well-structured questions for the assessment and quantification of patient reported difficulties in swallowing function. The tool is specifically designed to evaluate important aspects of swallowing function The questions cover the symptoms related to combinations of variables like the anatomic region, type of dysfunction, and the consistency of swallowed bolus.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 99 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients suffering from Dysphagia for at least half a year
Inclusion criteria: - patients with diagnosed dysphagia "of any causes"
sufficient proficiency in german
Exclusion criteria: - insufficient knowledge of the german language